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RIP Dr V Shanta: The life and times of Adyar Cancer Institute’s First Lady

Shanta has won some of the most prestigious awards in the country and the world for her work in the field of oncology —  the Magsaysay Award, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan

Published on 19th January 2021
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What the FAQ: What are the most common side effects of the Coronavirus vaccine and how to deal with them?

The COVID-19 vaccination drive has begun in India and across the world. Here's a breakdown of what the most common side effects can be after you get the jab

Published on 19th January 2021
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Avoid Covaxin in case of allergies, fever: Bharat Biotech

The Hyderabad-based vaccine-maker, in a fact sheet for recipients and caregivers, said that even pregnant and nursing women should not take the vaccine

Published on 19th January 2021
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With classes in Tamil Nadu set to reopen, health officials to conduct regular COVID-19 screenings

With classes for tenth and plus two students in Tamil Nadu set to commence , the state health department has directed its officials to compulsorily screen students and faculty for Coronavirus

Published on 18th January 2021
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Teens with anxiety, depression may benefit from peer support leaders, confidants at school

"Peers may provide valuable support for fellow teens struggling with emotional issues because they can relate to each other," says Mott Poll Co-Director Sarah Clark, MPH

Published on 18th January 2021
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Heartfulness Institute conducts a two-day educational conclave

The National Education Conclave 2021, the University Connect Initiative by Heartfulness Education Trust, on its second day, focused on the National Education Policy (NEP)

Published on 18th January 2021
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COVID-19 pandemic induced food inadequacy is connected to depression: Study

Researchers found that receipt of free groceries or meals alleviated some of the mental health burdens of food insufficiency

Published on 16th January 2021
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DNA test can quickly identify pneumonia in COVID-19 patients, aiding faster treatment: Study

For patients with the most severe forms of COVID-19, mechanical ventilation is often the only way to keep them alive

Published on 15th January 2021
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Two IIT Guwahati students develop digital health system for monitoring patients remotely

Both Mitali Basak (a third-year PhD student) and Shirsendu Mitra (former PhD student) have been recognised for an entry to the global Charm Health Innovation Challenge.

Published on 15th January 2021
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Here's how this Bengal organisation is changing the lives of abandoned mentally ill women 

A View is a collective effort of medical professionals and social workers which provides not just psychiatric care but also helps them build a normal life

Published on 12th January 2021
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Masks, social distancing, routine testing can prevent 96 pc of COVID-19 infections in colleges: Study

Researchers examined 24 combinations of four common preventive strategies--social distancing, mask-wearing, testing and isolation--and calculated their effectiveness and cost per infection prevented

Published on 14th January 2021
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We are challenging nature fundamentally: In conversation with Infosys Prize winner Prof Arindam Ghosh and Prof Srinivas Kulkarni

Scientific temper has changed since the pandemic hit. More people are interested in it and more people know about scientists. The news is talking about them. But does this really help?

Published on 29th December 2020
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How KIIT students shook off Corona scare to bag top-notch jobs during placements 

Campus placement in KIT School of Management and KIIT School of Law has just started and it is hoped that these two Schools will also achieve cent per cent success like every year. Read on for more

Published on 13th January 2021
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EU regulator gets a request to approve the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

The drugs agency for the 27-nation EU has already approved two other coronavirus vaccines, one made by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech and another by Moderna

Published on 12th January 2021
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This 25-year-old and his team from Karimnagar get up to ten appeals for blood donations per day and they help them all

Venkata Ramana from Karimnagar is forever in search of blood donors. So he and his friends leverage the network they have built over the years to make it happen. This is their inspiring tale. Read on

Published on 12th January 2021

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